A meet and greet has been announced for August 23rd and 24th.
Ys Net’s Shenmue 3 is still a ways off but the developer is making significant strides. The long-awaited sequel will be published globally by Deep Silver, which is known for publishing franchises like Saint’s Row, Agents of Mayhem, Metro: Last Light (along with the upcoming Metro: Exodus) and much more. It’s also responsible for publishing Japanese titles like Mighty No. 9 and Killer is Dead.
A meet and greet was also announced for Gamescom on August 23rd from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM and August 24th from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM with Shenmue 3 creator Yu Suzuki. This will be at Gamescom 2017’s Public Area Hall 9.1 at Booth B011/C010 and it was noted that event times may either begin slightly earlier or later due to transit time.
Shenmue 3 is currently slated to release in Q3/Q4 2018 for PC and PS4. Though it missed E3 2017 and was subsequently delayed to next year, Suzuki noted that new technologies had allowed the game to become “bigger and more beautiful” than he expected.